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LSE Literary Weekend - Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire


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Editor's note: Unfortunately, owing to technical difficulties, the last few minutes of this event are missing from the audio podcast.

Speaker(s): Iain Sinclair, Jerry White; Patrick Wright
Chair: Professor George Jones

Recorded on 28 February 2009 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Iain Sinclair is a writer, poet and film-maker and widely regarded as one of London's greatest chroniclers. Jerry White has been writing about London for thirty years. His London in the Twentieth Century: A City and Its People won the Wolfson History Prize 2001. Patrick Wright is a writer with an interest in the cultural and political dimensions of modern history. He is the author of a number of highly acclaimed and sometimes also reviled books, including The Village that Died for England (1995), Tank: the Progress of a Monstrous War Machine and Iron Curtain: from Stage to Cold War (2007).

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